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The Sound of Music (And Random Data Files and Programs)

Ever wonder what a file or an entire program sounds like? "Interesting," that's what.


iTunes Freedom Coming Soon?

Unlimited downloads of your iTunes music purchases to any device you own reportedly is in the works.


Digitize Your Music

Rip your records and transfer your audio tapes to high-quality digital files. Plus, tips on music OCR, and more.


Retrieve Lost Media Files With Disk Doctors Photo Recovery

Disk Doctors Photo Recovery quickly and simply recovers lost or formatted image, video, and music files.

Insure Your iTunes Library With Movavi iCopy

Easy-to-use utility Movavi iCopy backs up your iTunes library.

Sennheiser MM 70 iP

With a street price of around $100, Sennheiser's MM 70 iP has quite a bit of competition in the canalbud market when it comes to sound quality. However, few of its competitors offer comparable microphone performance or are as comfortable.


Sony's Music Streaming Service: What Were They Thinking?!

Sony is getting into the cloud-based music streaming game -- but its plan of attack seems almost built for failure.


Clean Up Audio Files With SoundSaver

Record, edit, and restore audio with SoundSaver, a utility from one of the leaders in noise reduction.

Vocoo's CP3 Studio Turns Any Track Into Karaoke's karaoke conversion service and CP3 Studio client software are fascinating, and extremely effective, but immature.

Blu-ray Audio Quality: HDMI vs. Optical

Robert Melczarek asked me why, if HDMI and optical connections are both digital, HDMI provides better sound